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2020 Presenting Authors (A-Z)

View our list of authors, alphabetically sorted by last name. More »

2020 Presenting Authors (by genre)

A list of 2020 festival authors listed by genre. More »

FREE Marketing Materials!

We are happy to provide Arizona schools with bookmarks, family flyers (English/Spanish) and other materials to promote festival attendance. Orders placed by December 13, 2019 will be filled in February; we will make every attempt to fill later orders, however, quantities are not guaranteed. More »

Book Nominations Now Being Accepted for Indie Author Pavilions

The Tucson Festival of Books is accepting nominations for books to be considered for inclusion in the 2020 Festival in one of four Indie Author Pavilions (open until all Pavilion spaces are filled). More »

Young Author and Young Artist Contest Information

Pre-school through 12th graders residing in Southern Arizona may submit their writing and art contest entries online for the Young Author and / or Young Artist Contests! Learn more about submitting an entry. Deadline is 4:30pm on Thursday, December 19th. More »

Hotel Partners

Looking for a place to stay during the Festival? Try one of our partner hotels where special rates are offered for book-loving Festival-goers! Additional properties will be added as new hotel partners join us. More »

Festival Authors Available for School Visits

Several authors and illustrators make themselves available to local schools as an added benefit of their appearance at the Tucson Festival of Books. Learn who is available and how to apply. More »

2020 Exhibitor Applications Are Open!

To learn more, and complete an application for, exhibiting at the 2020 Tucson Festival of Books, follow this link! More »

Presenting at the Festival

Learn more about how authors can participate in the festival. More »

Children's Book Blog!

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2020 Entertainment Applications

Learn more about performing at one of our many entertainment venues during the 2020 Tucson Festival of Books! More »

Teen Audio Interviews with Festival Authors!!

Teens involved with the Pima County Public Library conducted a number of interviews with TFOB authors in 2019! More »

Volunteer for the 2020 Festival

If you are interested to volunteer for the 2020 TFOB, please add your name to our volunteer list. Registration will open in January 2020, first for Friends of the Festival. More »

Why Our Sponsors Love Us

Festival of Books Sponsors fuel the event and literacy in the community! They also get VIP access to special events, company exposure to festival goers, and did we mention dinner? More »

Disability Access Information

Information about accessible restrooms, parking and assistive listening systems can be found here! More »

Your Gifts to the Festival in 2018

Donations to the Tucson Festival of Books make a big impact on literacy! In 2018 programs through Literacy Connects and the University of Arizona were able to serve thousands! More »

Food & Beverage Sales at the Festival - Join our List for 2021!

Join our list to receive information on the application process for the 2021 Festival of Books. Click here to begin the process! More »

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation
Arizona Party Rental Companies

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